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by Re6/6
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Tools and Techniques
Topic: Best Glue for the job!
Replies: 29
Views: 2361

Re: Best Glue for the job!

can anyone suggest a glue to bond blue or pink styrofoam boards together that is readily availble in the UK .... one that would give a permanent bond, :thumb Tim, I've been successfully using 'Gripfill' (non-solvent) for some years for gluing pink and blue foam and also for off-cuts of 'Celotex' th...
by Re6/6
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: David B
Topic: Lost Property
Replies: 24
Views: 9458

Re: Lost Property

Thank you David. Very useful indeed.
by Re6/6
Sat May 16, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2020
Replies: 115
Views: 13521

Re: Scaleforum 2020

Here are a couple of Tim's videos that he filmed for the RMWeb Taunton 'virtual show'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2XtCg_xExk&t=22s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOEc-vxWk9I
by Re6/6
Fri May 08, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2020
Replies: 115
Views: 13521

Re: Scaleforum 2020

If there is a will to have a 'virtual' show of some sort surely all that is needed is to create a dedicated section of the forum and announce it. Members will then do the rest.

Here are a couple of Tim's videos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOEc-vxWk9I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2XtCg_xExk
by Re6/6
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: David B
Topic: Delivering the Goods
Replies: 34
Views: 9653

Re: Delivering the Goods

Indeed!
by Re6/6
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2020
Replies: 115
Views: 13521

Re: Scaleforum 2020

Wise comments David.
by Re6/6
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: Track components
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: Track components

Give him a ring. Phil is a very agreeable chap. As I understand it, phoning is a better bet. Things were a little difficult for a while after taking over the firm. Now there are new items in stock.
by Re6/6
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Balcombe developments
Replies: 15
Views: 1260

Re: Balcombe developments

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by Re6/6
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Eileens, Corona Virus and Shows
Replies: 23
Views: 3793

Re: Eileens, Corona Virus and Shows

Thank you for your efforts Derek. I'm sure that we all appreciate it.
by Re6/6
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Coaches and NPCS
Topic: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4
Replies: 21
Views: 2271

Re: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4

For information, the disc wheels are additionally available in 8mm, 9.6mm, 10.5mm and 12mm.
by Re6/6
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Coaches and NPCS
Topic: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4
Replies: 21
Views: 2271

Re: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4

Worth every penny. Pity they are double insulated, the original ones could be used for pickups - for coach lighting for example. I do remember with the single insulated ones - you had to ensure the wheels were the right way round - otherwise mysterious shorts! Indeed Tim, many a cross moment with m...
by Re6/6
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Coaches and NPCS
Topic: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4
Replies: 21
Views: 2271

Re: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4

Yes they are dearer (£3.80 per axle IIRC) but without 'error' and well worth the extra IMHO.

Also they're now double insulated.

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by Re6/6
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Coaches and NPCS
Topic: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4
Replies: 21
Views: 2271

Re: Converting Hornby Collett Non Corridor Stock to P4

Brian Osborne at Branchlines still has a supply of 'Black Beetle' wheels from the Australian manufacturer as far as I know.

They're now supplied in stainless steel. As Tim says they're very solid and very round!
by Re6/6
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Baseboards and Carpentry
Topic: Adjustable trestles
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

Re: Adjustable trestles

We have used these, or ones purchased a few years ago from Screwfix at a similar price for use on our Balcombe and Ouse Valley layout and find them ideal, so much so that we'll will never again use wooden home made trestles. The adjustable height starts at 800mm from floor level and the next at 850m...
by Re6/6
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Rail notches
Replies: 13
Views: 2416

Re: Rail notches

Thanks.
by Re6/6
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Rail notches
Replies: 13
Views: 2416

Re: Rail notches

What is the grooved rail in the picture please?

Thanks.
by Re6/6
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 37249

Re: Scaleforum 2019

Thanks and congratulations to everyone involved in bringing "Ouse Valley/Balcombe" to the show. Richard Thank you Richard for your kind comments. Much appreciated. Rod, I just wondered ... do you have any plans or thoughts for a back scene to the viaduct? Tim, as Rod has said we do indeed...
by Re6/6
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 37249

Re: Scaleforum 2019

It is, and I would like to thank Rod and John and the rest of the team for bringing the layout to Scaleforum. It is I believe very much the work of two people which is quite amazing in itself. There were problems which I am sure were very frustrating after all the work that has been done and having...
by Re6/6
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 37249

Re: Scaleforum 2019

I saw the Q1 and ballast hoppers in the fiddle yard at Scaleforum, and assumed that the brake van had yet to be attached. I presume it's absence in the video is intentional, so was this a peculiarity of SR practice? I ask because I had always understood that a brake van was required for all main li...
by Re6/6
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 37249

Re: Scaleforum 2019

Very many thanks to Terry for all his efforts in bringing us superb Scaleforums over the years. I'm sure that the poor man must have waited in trepidation for a phone call from us (for the third time) that we wouldn't be coming! This time we made it. Here are some rather wobbly videos of traffic pro...
by Re6/6
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Bristol Barrow Road
Replies: 121
Views: 21364

Re: Bristol Barrow Road

Just splendid Robin!
by Re6/6
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Wizard Models
Replies: 60
Views: 7740

Re: Wizard Models

What circumstances might cause traders to decide to leave shows and go only on-line? I suspect that it's a matter of costs David. I believe that traders have to pay for attending shows plus their accommodation and travel. Unless something changes I reckon more will follow. Unfortunately it's a sign...
by Re6/6
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Andrew Ullyott
Topic: Cheddar
Replies: 54
Views: 15241

Re: Cheddar

Although a little OT, we had a serious problem using Slaters 'Plasticard' Flemish Bond sheets for the cladding on our Ouse Valley Viaduct. After starting the work we were somewhat irritated to find that the embossing wasn't straight as it sloped down on one side (two courses out over the width of th...
by Re6/6
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Brassmasters J94
Replies: 42
Views: 7196

Re: Brassmasters J94

Jim, Apologies, have battled hard to find a way of attaching a photo to a PM and finally give up! You can't Geraint! It would seem to be impossible with PMs on here. Perhaps our Administrators could do something about it for us. It worked in an earlier incarnation of RMweb which was very similar lo...
by Re6/6
Wed May 22, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: CMX Track Cleaner P4 Conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 2578

Re: CMX Track Cleaner P4 Conversion

We use a very heavy Heljan Cl 47 on Balcombe!

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